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Product Description

2 hanging monitoring traps with long-lasting pheromone lures

Codling Moths are a destructive pest of apples, pears, quince and walnuts. Their worms enter and destroy fruit, just when it is getting ripe. Instead of applying pesticides indiscriminately to control Codling Moth, use the Codling Moth Trap to monitor for their presence. By applying pesticides only when the moths are active, you can avoid excess pesticide use.

Codling Moths are worldwide pests that damage the fruits of apple, pear, and quince during the insect's worm stage. Codling moth can infest every apple in an orchard if left unchecked. The worms burrow through the fruit, leaving brown frass and tunnels. The resulting fruit is often unsuitable for eating. Codling moth worms hatch out of eggs which are laid on the fruit by female moths. The moths emerge 3 to 5 times a year (depending on climate) starting soon after bud break. Controlling moths during these key flight times, before the eggs are laid, can effectively prevent worm damage to fruit. The Codling Moth Trap pinpoints these flight times by capturing the male moths which fly at the same time as the female moths. Apply appropriate controls at these peak times.

Easy Instructions:
Attach hanger. Grasp trap by top and bottom flaps. Pull apart to form trap (do not touch glue). Open lure packet; place one lure on the inside, upper surface of the trap (Do not touch the attractant lure). Hang the trap in your fruit or nut tree. Place the trap 1 to 2 feet inside the tree canopy. Place traps in trees 1 or 2 weeks before bud break, in early spring. Check for moths every 2 to 3 days and apply appropriate treatments to control moths. Recycle or dispose of traps when full of insects, or at least every 4 weeks.

This product is safe for organic uses and contains no pesticides, but it should be paced out of reach of children.

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